For now, I have shelved my “magnus opus”, “The Page“, leaving new developments until this summer, and started thinking about a different story around the theme of the “end of war”. For some time now I have been interested in what is commonly described as “climate change”, and the implications thereof. Of course there is a range of “boundaries” that mankind transgresses at our peril, but few people, fewer still in the mainstream media and the community of novelists, appear to pay attention. Yet those issues will determine our fate, at any rate that of our children, for centuries to come. So I have tried to imagine what would happen, if, following a last disastrous war, mankind, at long last, grasped the nettle, and decided to do something to save the species… Watch this space!
Good Speculative Fiction: Substantial Imagination (lanternhollow.wordpress.com
Jeffrey Sachs, on Sustainable Development